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November 24 - November 25
Celebrate the holiday weekend at the Eiteljorg on Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25, with artist talks, workshops and demonstrations!
The museum is excited to welcome talented Native beadwork artist Katrina Mitten (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma) and silversmith JJ Otero (Navajo/ Hopi). Enjoy this opportunity to learn more about Native beadwork traditions and jewelry making.
While here, you will also experience an Indy holiday tradition, Fifth Third Bank Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure. A magical model train wonderland consisting of nine G-Scale trains winding through stunning landscapes and past iconic landmarks of Indianapolis and the West.
Friday, Nov. 24:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Beadwork artist Katrina Mitten (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma) will talk to visitors about her art and culture.10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Jewelry stamping workshop with JJ Otero (Navajo/Hopi) in the studios. Click here to register.
11 a.m.: Drumming & Singing
12 p.m.: A reading of Goat in the Rug
1 p.m.: Shannon Martin talk on Demystifying Thanksgiving
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Jewelry artist JJ Otero will do demonstrations and talk with visitors.
2 p.m.: Drumming & Singing
3 p.m.: PBS Native American documentary episode – Women Rule
4 p.m.: A reading of Nanabosho Dances
Saturday, Nov. 25:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Beadwork artist Katrina Mitten (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma) will talk to visitors about her art and culture.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Jewelry artist JJ Otero (Navajo/Hopi) will do demonstrations and talk with visitors about his art and culture.